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Career Ladder talks to facilities director, Lucy Hind

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I started as a building service engineer progressing into service management and into FM. The industry has opened up many doors for me as I have become embedded ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of RFM Group

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? At the age of 26 I was lured into the profession to suit my child care needs. I started life as an area supervisor and worked my way ...

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Career Ladder talks to Bruntwood’s Commercial Manager

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? As Bruntwood’s investment ambitions for Birmingham have grown, my Director’s role has expanded quite substantially and my role has increased in scope to assist them. My role has ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Account Director at Anabas

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job was on an assembly line boxing empty beer bottles before they were shipped to a distillery. It wasn’t the easiest job, as the bottles would often be hot as they ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Head of Property & Facilities at Close Brothers Asset Management

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? After a few years as a Barristers clerk I joined a law firm as a Facilities Assistant. They were a national firm and the London office wasn’t significant in size ...

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Career Ladder talks to joint managing director at Diamond Facilities Support

Q: What was your first ever job? When I left university, having studied Quantity Surveying, I was adamant I didn’t want to work for a company so I started a clothing business. I had always wanted my own business growing ...

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Career Ladder talks to Anne Lennox-Martin about FM and her upcoming 70th birthday celebrations in aid of charity

Q: What was your first ever job? I did a day job in a grocery store when I was 14 years old and Saturdays in a dentist at the age of 16. When I left school, I did six months ...

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Career Ladder talks to CLS Holdings’ head of facilities

Q: What was your first ever job? I was in full time education and fencing at weekends until I was 21, so my first job was a summer one, working in a pub kitchen making sandwiches. I had to take my ...

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Career Ladder talks to EMCOR UK’s group executive director

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? Actually, how do you define FM? I’ve been running services businesses since I was 24. Initially that was oil engineering services and then I moved across to what people would traditionally ...

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Career Ladder talks to NJC’s vertical manager 

Q: What was your first ever job? I was attending a Leisure and Tourism course at college, which I really wasn’t enjoying. I remember my parents going on holiday and when they came back I had quit college and started working ...

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